South Scotland

'Substantial' cash and jewel haul taken in Dumfries house raid

Police are appealing for witnesses after items worth more than £27,000 were taken from a house in Dumfries.

The incident happened at a property in the town's Stewart Hall Gardens some time between 16:00 and 18:50 on Friday.

Police Scotland said a substantial amount of cash and jewellery including "expensive rings, bracelets and watches" were taken in the break-in.

Anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area has been asked to contact police with information.

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